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Archive for November, 2012

Fire Marshal investigates vehicle fire

Monday, November 26th, 2012

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — New Hanover County firefighters are investigating a vehicle fire that started in the woods near Laney High School early Monday morning.

Dispatchers got a call just after 6:30 a.m. about a vehicle on fire in the woods near College Road.

The fire was quickly extinguished, and crews are investigating the incident.

No word on what caused the fire.

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Man killed by security guard at NC restaurant

Monday, November 26th, 2012

KINSTON, NC (AP) — An off-duty Lenoir County sheriff’s deputy working as a security guard at a restaurant in Kinston has shot and killed a man.

The shooting happened around 3 a.m. Sunday.

The sheriff’s department says Deputy Joseph Heck and another off-duty officer went into the parking lot and saw a man firing a gun at another person. The department says when 26-year-old William C. Gibbs III of Kinston refused to drop the gun, Heck shot him.

Kinston police and the State Bureau of Investigation are investigating.

No other details were provided.

A spokeswoman for Gibbs family said the family did not want to talk about the shooting.

(Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

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Fire crews quickly extinguish vehicle fire near childcare center

Monday, November 26th, 2012

Fire crews responded Monday morning to a vehicle fire in the woods off Henson Drive near Laney High School.

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Person found dead; HAZ-MAT team responds to home

Monday, November 26th, 2012

As of press time, no information was available about the victim, but foul play was not suspected.

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Auction offers macabre USS Monitor opportunity

Monday, November 26th, 2012

The eBay auction will remain open until 6 p.m. on Dec. 2.

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